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Find more Bengel relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 15 less people named Bengel in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 443 people named Bengel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Bengel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 428 people named Bengel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 417 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 71 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,544

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Bengel families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 55 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 55 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany